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" SOME ask'd me where the rubies grew, And nothing I did say : But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girl, To part her lips, and show'd them there The quarelets of Pearl. "
Self Culture - Page 7
1898
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 280 pages
...depart, The outlet then is from the heart. XXV. THE ROCK OF RUBIES, AND THE QUARRY OF PEARLS. SOME ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing I did say,...with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girl To part her lips, and shew them there...
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Select Poems from the Hesperides: Or, Works Both Human and Divine

Robert Herrick - 1810 - 278 pages
...The outlet then is from the heart. XXV. THE ROCK OF RUBIES, AND THE QUARRY OF PEARLS. SOME ask'd roe where the rubies grew ; And nothing I did say, But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girl To part her lips, and shew them there...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 2

1810 - 492 pages
...QUARRY OF PEARJLr. By Jtohtvt Herrick, Anna 1648. Some ask'd me where the rubies grew, And nothing did I say; But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where, Then spoke I to my girl, To part her lips, and show'd them there...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 8

1828 - 454 pages
...entitled by the exquisite beauty of his WE!* JULIA. Some asked me where the rubies grew, And nothing did I say, But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some asked how pearls did grow, anil who<i Then spake I to my girle, To part her lips, and show me there The quarelets of pearl. One...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 380 pages
...of a poet. One of his pieces is entitled " The Rock of Rubies, and the Quarry of Pcarlt. Some ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing I did say ;...with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girl To part her lips, and shew them there...
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Lectures chiefly on the dramatic literature of the age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 374 pages
...of a poet. One of his pieces is entitled " The Rock of Rubies, and the Quarry of Pearls. Some ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing I did say ;...with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girl To part her lips, and shew them there...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - 1821 - 372 pages
...the rubies grew ; And nothing I did say ; But with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girl To part her lips, and shew them there The quarrelets of pearl. Now this is making a petrefaction both of love and poetry....
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 5

1822 - 384 pages
...— Love honey yields, but never stings." The Rock of Rubies and the Quarry of Pearls. " Some ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing I did say,...with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my girl To part her lips, and shew them there...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 5

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1822 - 392 pages
...— Love honey yields, but never stings." The Rock of Rubies and the Quarry of Pearls. " Some ask'd me where the rubies grew ; And nothing I did say,...with my finger pointed to The lips of Julia. Some ask'd how pearls did grow, and where; Then spoke I to my girl To part her lips, and shew them there...
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The works of Robert Herrick [ed. by T. Maitland]. Repr, Volume 1

Robert Herrick - 1823 - 330 pages
...rest I'le speak, when we meet Iwth in bed. THE ROCK OP RUBIES, AND THE QUARRIE OF PEARLS. SOME ask'd me where the Rubies grew, And nothing I did say ; But with my finger pointed to The lips of JuliaSome ask'd how Pearls did grow, and where ; Then spoke I to my giule, To part her lips, and shew...
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